Smarter Healthcare: The Shifting Healthcare Landscape: Where is the Patient? The healthcare system will undergo significant changes in the next few years. What does it all mean? Michael K. Lauf, President and CEO of Cape Cod Healthcare, will intorduce Lynn Nicholas, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, of hte Massachusetts Hospital Association, who will examine this issue. Topics: Smarter Cape, Open Cape, Healthcare, Seacrest Hotel
Smarter Healthcare Working Session. What challenges and opportunities do all the key stakeholders in the healthcare field share, which can be solved most efficiently in a collaborative manner, and are aligned with everyone's strategic goals. This is no small challenge. This facilitated working session will present a number of ideal for review, imput, and feedback, with a goal of identifying a short list of ideas which, if implemented, would result in Smarter Healthcare in our region.... Topics: Smarter Cape, Open Cape, Healthcare working session, Seacrest Hotel
Come Ready to critique! The Smarter Development Working Group proposes for your feedback a voluntary certification program for identifying examples of Smarter Villages. Starting with a set of development principles and moving to a checklist to grade new and existing villages for their level of sustainability, the group proposes a new program to inform developers and policy makers. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Development, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
This session will review a framework of the environment that supports Campus Cape Cod, present a draft concept paper and discuss recommendations and next steps. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Education, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel Resort
Come learn about Cape Cod's enrollment trends for K-12, past and present, from Paul Hilton, of the Cape Cod Collaborative. Then take a look into the future with a model from Khan Academy that "flips the classroom". Topics: SmarterCape, Open Cape, Education Breakout, Resources, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
What does it take to be an Entrepreneur? What about a Smarter Entrepreneur? Veteran entrepreneurs Sarah Holt and Mark Watson and entreprenuership expert Nina Greenwald of the University of Massachusetts Boston's Critical and Creative Thinking Program hold a dynamic panel discussion on being an entrepreneur in the broadband age. Topics: SmarterCape, Open Cape, Entreprenuership, economy, falmouth, cape cod, seacrest
The environment and the economy are related systems. How do you plan for such complex and interconnected systems? Come to this session and brainstorm about how these systems work together and how we might develop a unified resource management plan to address energy, solid waste, and wastewater. Topics: SmarterCape, Environment Breakout, Working Session, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
An opportunity to consider our current direction, informed by what we have learned from the plenary sessions, our visiting Smarter Government speaker, and the general knowledge and experience of our working group participants, to alter our current directions, omit, expand, and generally improve to the further editing of the Smarter Government Concept Paper that will serve as the basic for our movement forward. Topics: smarter cape, dan gallagher, open cape, seacrest, session, government
Ken Moraff of the US Environmental Protection Agency, and Bruce Tobey, Attorney with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West, and former Mayor of Clouscester, MA, will look at how other regions are addressing their wastewater issues. Topics: SmarterCape, Open Cape, Environment Breakout, Wastewater, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
George Jetson, living in Orbit City in 2026, had a flying car that drove itself. This session will present some of the "Star Wars" technologies such as autonomous vehicles, smarter roads, and transportation alternatives. These options are just behind the curtain and will be with us long before 2062 so we need to be planning for them. The panelists are Ryan Harrington, Volpe National Transprotation Systems Center; Dr. Emilio Frazzoli, MIT; And Garry Ritter, Volpe's Innovative Tech... Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Transportation, Visionary, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
Henry Ford said, "If I'd asked customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse". Technology provides us with a new paradigm for transportation and Open Cape is a tool that will propel the Cape into this new frontier. This session will present a concept paper that identifies emerging transportation challenges for Cape Cod and smarter strategies for how the needs can be addressed efficiently. David Schropfer, Chairman and CEO of EnviroDerm, Inc. will faciclitate this... Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Transportation, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel Resort
The Cape Cannot maintain its character and accommodate transportation needs without getting smarter. A recent ITS implementation plan leverages OpenCape, which is regarded as a "game changer" for providing new opportunities. This session will discuss existing ITS, OpenCape opportinities, and what we can expect in 2025 for smart infrastructure that supports emerging vehicle and transportation information technology. Dr. John Collura of U Mass Amherst; Larry Harmon with Bridgewater... Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Transportation, Immediate, Breakout sessions, Seacrest hotel and beach resort
Consultant, broadband specialist, media go-to person, internationally recognized speaker, radio talk show host, Craig Settles helps public and private sector organizations use broadband technology to accelerate economic development, reduce costs, and operate more effectively. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, economic Development, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel and Resort,...
How Do we get to a smarter future? What are the tools in our toolbox? Teno West, attorney with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West, Sharon Nunes of IBM, and Angus Jennings, Director of Land Use Management with the Town of Westford, MA will lead a lively discussion of options and opportunities for the private and public sectors to work together towards a smarter future. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Development, Public Private Partnerships, Breakout Sessions, Seacrest Hotel...
How do we take advantage of our new broadband infrastructure to strengthen our existing businesses and attract new entrepreneurs to the region? Come share ideas as we begin to define a strategy for building a Smarter Economy. Topics: Smarter Cape, Open Cape, Economy, working session, seacrest hotel and beach resort